Looking for the most enriching Canada and New England vacation? Consider a Princess Cruises Canada and New England cruisetour which bundles a pre- or post-cruise land tour with a premium ocean cruise for a convenient vacation bundle. You can choose an itinerary that gives you extra time in Canadian cities like Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec, or you can re-discover America’s history with a bevy of mid-Atlantic and New England excursions. Whichever route you take, Princess’ Canada and New England cruisetours provide a budget-friendly way to experience the best of North America’s Atlantic coast.
Things to Do on a Canada and New England Cruisetour with Princess Cruises
The chances for cultural and historical discovery are nearly endless on a Canada and New England cruisetour with Princess Cruises. You’ll cruise up (or down) the Atlantic coasts of Canada and New England, stopping in varied ports, and then you’ll also travel inland to spend more time in the heart of these regions. This extra time could include trips to historic battle fields, regal capital cities and one-of-a-kind natural wonders, like the thunderous Niagara Falls. Featured below are just a few of the best ways to spend your time on a Canada and New England cruisetour with Princess Cruises:
Statue of Liberty (New York City, New York)
Hop on a ferry from Manhattan and enjoy the impressive New York City skyline as your cruise to Liberty Island. Guides will fill you in on the history of the Statue of Liberty while you enjoy a couple of hours to explore the interior of Lady Liberty’s pedestal, the star-shaped Ft. Wood, along with the museum and gift shop.
Montmorency Falls (Quebec City, Canada)
Take a short ride out of Quebec City towards the peaceful retreat of Lac-Beauport – a serene escape amongst the surrounding forest. After a brief stop, you’ll continue to Montmorency Falls, a nearly 300-foot waterfall that feeds into the St. Lawrence River. If you make your way to the top of the falls, you’ll enjoy a coffee and snack break at Manoir Montmorency.
Vanderbilt’s Newport, The Breakers and Marble House (Newport, Rhode Island)
Imagine the sweet life as it was enjoyed in the 18th century summer “cottages” of Newport’s most rich and famous. This excursion gives you a chance to visit some of these elegant mansions, as they’re more accurately labeled, including The Breakers and Marble House, both built for the Vanderbilt family. After touring these remarkable homes, embark on a charming ride back to your ship.
Historic Washington, DC (Washington, DC)
Tour the U.S. capital for a remarkable day full of national monuments, powerful politicians and lasting legacies memorialized at sites like the Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument and Arlington Cemetery. When walking the grounds of Arlington Cemetery, save time to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, the John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame and the Space Shuttle Challenger and Columbia Memorials.
Niagara Falls (Toronto, Canada)
Follow the sound of roaring water to the tremendous Niagara Falls. You’ll enjoy several great views of the falls before boarding a small vessel to cruise up close to base of the main falls. Enjoy this rewarding vantage point while surrounding yourself in the beautiful mist. Afterwards, enjoy lunch courtesy of Princess Cruises.
Gettysburg National Military Park (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
Explore the site of what may have been the Civil War’s most significant battle at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. This hallowed ground features several memorials dedicated to the lives lost and heroes made during this definitive turning point in the U.S. Civil War.